The Nutcracker Ballet December 21-23. A colorful and cherished tradition since 1992, the Sebastopol Ballet presents the magic and beauty of Tchaikovsky’s full-length ballet. Matinees feature a complimentary pre-show Sugar Plum Party with sweets and dancers in costume to delight children and guests. $20 reserved, $15 general, $10 under 12 and seniors over 60. Fri. at 7 p.m., Sat. at 2 and 7 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Analy High School Theater, 6950 Analy Ave., Sebastopol . For tickets, call (707) 824-8006; www.sebastopolballet.com or purchase online at www.brownpapertickets.com.